Posts Tagged ‘Steve Bannon’

The dubious crusade of ‘schismatic’ Steve Bannon

Monday, September 16th, 2019
Steve Bannon

Europe is sick. Despite its apparent material success, a spiritual sickness pervades it that politics will not cure. Pope Francis shares this view. In the United States, the pope may be known as a sharp critic of President Trump, but he has also been vocal about the trends that have led to populist backlashes in Read more

Catholic churches used to gather location-based cellphone data

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon says he used location-based data from smartphones to target Catholic church attendees with vote advertisements. Bannon says a message was sent to church-goers from CatholicVote, “…not to go vote for a specific guy, but for all Catholics to go out and do their duty and they’re going to put out Read more

Steve Bannon’s right-wing Catholic DHI institute in breach of contract

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Dignitatis Humanae Institute (DHI), a right-wing Catholic institute affiliated with Steve Bannon, is out of favour with Italy’s Culture Ministry. The DHI is considered the “cultural arm” of Bannon’s populist push in Italy and in Europe. The Ministry says it will revoke the lease on the 800 year-old state-owned Trisulti monastery it leased to the Read more

Political far right campaigner says Pope Francis is the enemy

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Political far right campaigner Steve Bannon, who is Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, has attacked Pope Francis over his anti-populism stance. Ramping up his message ahead of the European elections, Bannon said Francis should stay out of politics. “He’s the administrator of the church, and he’s also a politician. This is the problem,” Bannon – Read more

Steve Bannon: Church “terrible” to Trump; Church says Bannon’s preposterous

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Cardinal Timothy Dolan  says claims by Steve Bannon that US Catholic bishops are only advocating for immigrants “for economic benefit and to fill pews” are “preposterous and rather insulting.” Bannon, who is a former adviser to president Trump, says he believes the church has been “terrible” to Mr. Trump on the issue of immigration. He Read more